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  • 571st MSAS training engagement with Costa Rican Air Vigilance Service

    The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron completed a training event with the Air Vigilance Service, or SVA, of Costa Rica from March 23 through April 12 across two locations near the capital city of San José. This fundamental training was the 571st MSAS’ second full training engagement in Costa Rica, offering partners in the area courses from law enforcement and dog handling to aircraft maintenance, safety and aircrew flight equipment.
  • Royal Canadian Air Cadets visit Cape Canaveral

    Royal Canadian Air Cadets from Toronto, Canada, visited Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. on March 11, 2019. They learned about U.S. space missions, history of the programs and how the Air Force supports the world for space launch.
  • 45th Space Wing carries out successful launch while Irma looms off coast

    Less than one year after Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, took a hit from Hurricane Matthew, the Sharks once again found themselves in a similar situation with one major twist.  This time as Hurricane Irma barred down on the Florida coast Sept. 7, the 45th Space Wing had a launch to perform. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch vehicle was due for its first
  • AFSPC initiative destroys barriers to bolster Airmen innovation

    In a move to encourage Airmen to come forward with innovative thinking, a new decision panel will allow Airmen at all levels within Air Force Space Command to present ideas that could enhance the mission, save time, increase customer satisfaction, save the Air Force money, or anything that can improve the way things are done within the Air Force.
  • 45th MDG change of command

    Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing Commander, presents Col. Gigi Simko, 45th Medical Group commander, with the 45th MDG guidon during a change of command ceremony August 2, 2017, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Changes of command are a military tradition representing the transfer of responsibilities from the presiding officials to the upcoming official. (U.S. Air Force photo/Phil Sunkel)
  • 45th FSS wins 6 AF-level A1 awards

    The 45th Force Support Squadron earned six of the nine awards from the 2016 Air Force-Level A1 Awards. The 45th FSS award-winning Airmen and organizations include the following:  - Maj. Gen. Eugene L. Eubank Award for Best Force Support Squadron (Small Unit) - Senior Master Sgt. Randolph Livingston III:   Gen. Billy Boles Mentorship Award- Airman
  • AFSPC enlisted Airman selected for Officer Training School

    Tech. Sgt. Tamara Acfalle, 45th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, was selected to commission through the Senior Leadership Enlisted Commissioning Program Oct. 27, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The program is available to enlisted Airmen who are U.S. citizens  between the age of 18 and 34 and follows eligibility
  • Center renamed to honor General Sands

    The Air Force Space & Missile History Center near the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station South Gate was renamed the Sands Space History Center during an official ceremony today in the history center’s main hall.   The 45th Space Wing and the Air Force Space & Missile Museum Foundation hosted the ceremony in honor of retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Harry
  • USAF Academy cadets immerse in 45th Space Wing operations

    A group of cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy were given the opportunity to spend two weeks here as an introduction to military life. The program, named Operation Air Force, allows future leaders to visit active duty bases to learn about the various mission capabilities and responsibilities contained within a wing. They were given a number of
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